Galfond won back €180 000 in heads-up battle against VeniVidi1993

Galfond Challenge

Phil Galfond and online poker player "VeniVidi1993" resumed the heads-up battle. The owner of Run It Once Poker managed to win back €183 480 for the first game day after a long break.

On Wednesday, the poker players played 574 hands in PLO at €100/ €200 limits. Galfond managed to reduce the gap to €716 760.

Read also: Luke Schwartz told about the battle with Phil Galfond

The significant hand for Phil was the hand in which he won the pot in the amount of almost €60 000. 9♣ 8♥ 5♥ 7♣ 10♥ came on the board and Galfond raised to €10 800 with pocket Q♥ 7♠ 6♥ 5♠. VeniVidi re-raised to €24 310 with A♥ A♦ 10♣ 6♦. Phil called his bet. RIO Poker owner beat VeniVidi’s straight with a flush of Hearts.

Galfond stated that he managed to achieve such result because he played better than before, and because he won some all-ins.  

At the moment, the poker players played 10 501 hands out of 25 000 planned.  

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